Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

View our 2017 Pocahontas County Annual Report!

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2018 Pocahontas County Fairbook

Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach Office will be closed on
Wednesday, July 4th for the observance of Independence Day

County News

June 6, 2018

All livestock that will be exhibited at the 2018 Pocahontas County Fair must make entry no later than June 22.  4-H members need to sign into pocahontascountyfairentry.com and sign up your livestock.

June 15, 2018

Gardeners successfully grow a wide variety of roses in sunny Iowa garden areas. Follow these tips on deadheading, watering and Japanese beetle removal to keep roses attractive throughout the summer.

June 14, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in partnership with the Iowa Farmers Union and Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, will host a series of produce safety field days this summer focused on the Food Safety Modernization Act and horticulture best practices.

June 14, 2018

As Iowans deal with extreme heat, flooding, drought, hail and tornadoes, they have resources available from ISU Extension and Outreach to reduce the personal impact.

June 14, 2018

Northwest Iowa beef and dairy producers depend on quality corn silage to build profitable rations. To help them accomplish this, the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team are hosting the Northwest Iowa Corn Silage Clinic, Aug. 28.

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